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CGH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital news | Thursday, July 16, 2020

Contact: Rebecca Green

The CGH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center was recently honored by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, with a Center of Distinction award. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92%, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92% within 28 median days to heal. There were 601 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award and 367 achieved the honor.

“It remains - and has always been a priority of - the CGH Wound Healing Center to offer outstanding patient care specialized to the individual’s needs, top notch patient satisfaction, and positive healing outcomes for everyone who walks through our door,” said Anna Imel, Director of the CGH Wound Healing Center.

The CGH Wound Healing Center is a member of the Healogics network of over 600 Wound Care Centers and provides access to benchmarking data and proven experience treating approximately 2.5 million chronic wounds. With locations in both Sterling and Dixon, the CGH Wound Healing Center is available for those with prolonged wounds that will not heal. Using advanced technologies and clinical therapies, the CGH Wound Healing Center helps create a personalized treatment plan to help you return to a better quality of life. The center offers pain management, laboratory evaluation of the wound, surgical debridement of the wound, and education about self-care for wounds. The Center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound. For more information, or to set up an appointment in Sterling or Dixon, please contact the CGH Wound Healing center at 815-564-4002.

About Healogics

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s wound healing expert. Last year over 350,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of over 600 Wound Care Centers. The Healogics team is made up of almost 3,000 employees, 4,000 affiliated physicians and a Healogics Specialty Physician practice group of nearly 300. In addition to the company’s network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative, an effort launched in 2017 to provide peer-reviewed research, recognizes the value and relevance of big data and advanced analytics to drive continuous, collaborative learning towards a better understanding of how to efficiently utilize healthcare resources for patients with wounds. For additional information, please visit